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the obama administration wants to give spy agencies more access to your bank accounts. this push is getting the attention of privacy experts. kyla? >> reporter: the news agency, reuters, says the obama administration is drawing up plans to give all u.s. spy agencies access to a massive database that holds financial information on americans and others who bank in the u.s. right now the fbi has full access to that bank of information. reuters says the obama administration wants the cia and national security agency to also have full access. the goal is to track suspicious activity that could help the feds spot terrorist activity, the article cites the treasurely department saying this is legal and that would be under the patriotic act. privacy experts argue too many ordinary u.s. citizens would be unnecessarily put in the spotlight. reuters says this plan is in its early stages but i'll tell you what sort of information the u.s. spy agencies would be looking for in your bank accounts when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, cha
threat means. his response was perfectly legitimate. >> the obama administration doesn't understand what it means at all. >> this is what the e-mail exchange is like. if you saw what he actually said which was -- we would use the drone against an american and only in extraordinary circumstances. what was the additional clarification. >> i want to move on to rick. but i po nie t out the obama administration used the phrase imminent threat. i don't think it is bad. >> can i add one point? >> he got the liberal media to say that there are college kids who are libertarian. at least now we have them saying we have a shot. >> why should the gop change anything? ann coulter's gop is doing just great, isn't it? >> i gather that is for rick so i will keep my mouth shut. why isn't it your gop? >> i am not in the gop. >> we have to be able to win elections. there is a bunch of reasons why we don't win elections. i don't buy we have to become more libertarian to win elections. i don't know what the magic sauce is at this point. it is about the candidate, the guy delivering the message. yes, i think
shows the obama administration wants to give spy agencies more access to your bank accounts. this push is getting the attention of privacy experts. kyla? >> reporter: the news agency, reuters, says the obama administration is drawing up plans to give all u.s. spy agencies access to a massive database that holds financial information on americans and others who bank in the u.s. right now the fbi has full access to that bank of information. reuters says the obama administration wants the cia and national security agency to also have full access. the goal is to track suspicious activity that could help the feds spot terrorist activity, the article cites the treasurely department saying this is legal and that would be under the patriotic act. privacy experts argue too many ordinary u.s. citizens would be unnecessarily put in the spotlight. reuters says this plan is in its early stages but i'll tell you what sort of information the u.s. spy agencies would be looking for in your bank accounts when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, channel 2 news. >>> a southern californ
the obama administration. the best thing from this slander panel is that it features ben shapiro who gave the fabricateed friends of hamas story, the one that slandered chuck hagel by implying that he had terrorist ties. i guess you teach what you know. then for entertainment its called mine, dig and climb your way back to prosperity where they use a claw to grab at tiny toy globes. as for souvenirs nothing can beat a marco rubio water bottle. yes, $25 for this. then actual attempts at substance, and the thirsty man himself made an appearance today. here he is on science. >> the people who are actually close-minded american politics are people who love to preach the certainty of science with regard to our climate but ignore the absolute fact that science has proven that life begins at conception. >> michael: and speaking of attention-seeking science bashers, rand paul got his 15 minutes today. that's better than 13 hours i guess. he used this chunk of time to bash medical research. >> does it really take $3 million to discover that monkeys like humans act crazy on meth? >> michael: well,
crisis, president obama used to sequester gusty -- sequester cutso claim his administration has already made enough cuts to get the deficit under control, the very same sequester that he spent more than a month trying to scare the american people about. >> we don't have immediate crisis in terms of debt if the sequester stays in. you have over three and a half trillion dollars in deficit reduction already. lou: considering the president's so-called our reach to republicans, my first guest tonight says republicans have a frank discussion with the president but says also, there are still significant policy differences. joining us now, congressman, member of the committee, chairman of the subcommittee on immigration, border security, member of the house oversight committee. congressman, great have you with us. it does not sound like the president was expecting much, and he delivered. what do you think? >> well, i appreciate all of the rest of the conference appreciate in making the trip to capitol hill. as you noted, it has been veral years. the ideological rift between the two parties is
under the obama administration of the past four years has averaged 24 and a half percent of gdp. you can see how like those are. the president's charm offensive is turning out to be far less energetic than his assault on fiscal reality and the truth. and this word sustainable drives me crazy when he says it. sustainable. here's the deal, if i can indulge in a little our work. this is a building. okay? and this is us. okay? we leap off the building and we get to about your. now, right now -- and this is before. this is a sustainable, i guess, and the president's you. but what happens when you hear? this, we don't want to do. the problem is, if you don't do something between here and here sustainable, sustainable becomes a meaningless word. what we really need to do is return to fiscal truth and reality so that we don't have to find out about this part of the equation. you can bet that mainstream liberal media will in no way hold the president accountable for his physical charm, and it is not certain republicans think it is worth there while to talk to a man who is in utter denial or compe
closed door meeting is a signal to cyber actors that the obama administration is not talking but taking action. they played down the symbolism of hosting the business leaders in the situation room where they witnessed the bin laden take-down. >> that's not the subject. no. we have meetings there on occasion, on different topics not related to the national security issues. >> in an interview with abc news, president called out china for american ideas, the intellectual property. >> we made it clear to china and some other state actors that we expect them to follow international norms and abide by national rules -- abide by international rules. we have had tough talk with them. >> this comes one day after the senior intelligence and officials told contract it's a leading threat. >> what is happening in the cyber arena cuts across any of the disciplines, counterintelligence or counterterrorism. as well as criminal. >> in the last year, with every major u.s. bank reporting website problems including denial of service or intermittent delays blamed on state sponsored cyber attacks the head of
the obama administration is planning, is drawing up plans to give intelligence agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial info on american citizens and others who bank inside the u.s. the plan is part of an effort to track terror networks and organized crime but is raising all kinds of privacy concerns. chief washington correspondent james rosen live in our d.c. bureau. now, where does this new plan originate, james, and exactly how would it work? >> reporter: jon, good morning. the secret document that lays out this new plan obtained by reuters is a project of the treasury department's financial crimes enforcement network. under existing law banks and other financial institutions are required to file reports anytime they red flag suspicious activity such as the movement of more than $10,000 in a single transaction, unusual structuring of accounts and so forth. the fbi enjoys full access to these report, but the nation's intelligence agencies must make case-by-case requests for them. this new document proposes the database be linked directly to the nation's i
for economic concessions. >> gregg: serious concerns being raised about the obama's administration handling of the benghazi terrorist attack. injured survivors were told to be quiet by the administration. elizabeth pran reporting from washington. >> details about the september 11th terrorist attack continue to emerge as we learn the three diplomatic security agents and state department contractor who were among the injured may being asked not talk. the injured survivors may have been told, quote, told to be quiet and the house should investigate. >> i'm going to hold up the business of the senate until we get the survivors on record. i have talked to a couple and their story is chilling, they are scared to death to come forward without some institutional support. >> the ranking member of the house intelligence committee says it's too early to say whether or not they will investigate. >> it's too early to say. we have an investigation once we get the information and the f.b.i. is really focusing on a lot of area. when we find out we will use the report to make a determination where we go fro
. judge is next. >> well, according to a reporter, reuters, the obama administration is drawing up a plan that will give all u.s. spy agencies access to american citizen's financial information. the white house is using terror as an excuse, but is your privacy worth the risk? all rise, judge andrew napolitano, well, he's here, he's down in d.c. and judge, this is right up your alley, sounds like something you'd be all in favor of. >> my goodness, charles, good morning, thanks for having me. i'm in the hinter lands in d.c. this morning. this is lawful only because the congress has said it is lawful, but it absolutely, profoundly, directly violates the fourth amendment which says that only a search warrant issued by a judge, based on the probability of criminal behavior, can justify this kind of intrusion. what kind of intrusion are we talking about? we're talking about every check you cash, every deposit you make, every financial transaction, that hundreds of millions of innocent, law abiding americans conduct on a daily basis, will be available for all 16 that we know of, american federal
for welfare be waived? the house says no. lawmakers passed a bill preventing the obama administration from waiving the work requirement. last summer the obama administration said it would grant waivers to some of the rules but not one state applied. is that an i.e.d. in your pocket? the t.s.a. wouldn't know. agents at newark airport completely outmatched by an undercover fed who stuck an i.e.d. in his pants and slipped past two security check points. even worse, the t.s.a. excuse now, a member of the t.s.a. blog team says it's just too darned hard for agents to find bombs. >>steve: that says it all. >>alisyn: they're busy frisking grandmothers. >>steve: every one of them. >>brian: why can't you straighten this out? it's right by your house. can you just go in there -- >>steve: every time we go through, we pretty much get strip searched. they figure my wife is clearly a terrorist. the top story, the fact that we have a new pope in addition to a pope emeritus. it was interesting, when the news came out, the president of the united states was in front of house republicans, and he said -- the
card and redeem them for just about anything. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> the obama administration today approved two solar developments for riverside county in southern california. one will be the world's largest producing enough energy to power 340,000 homes. the projects will be built mostly on federal lands but funded privately. >>> meanwhile, a boys and girls club in san francisco's mission district has gone solar thanks to help from the city. the columbia park clubhouse now futures more than two dozen solar panels. they will cut the club's electric bill in half. in thank rebate checks from the solar company and san francisco's go solar sf program. >>> in the worth of mathematics tomorrow is the day for serious fun actually. pi day named for the mysterious never ending number pi. pi day started 25 years ago at the exploratorium in san francisco. since abc 7 is the exploratorium official tv partner tonight we have a pi primer. >> 'twas the night before pi day round and about the circles were dancing the numbers were out. the staff was teaching pi lovers with care
after the obama administration said the tours of the people's house were cancelled due to budget cuts. so the kids have taken their message all the way to the nation's capitol. earlier this month, the students drew a lot of attention, after they posted this video. take a look. >> the white house is our house. we want to visit! >> jamie: well, students managed to make it as far as the white house gates and held up the same signs they used in their video. a day earlier, they did receive a tour of the capitol and got to stand on the balcony outside speaker john boehner's office. but no white house tiewmpl. >> eric: the security administration rolling out a new device to try to fight against terror. the agency says this is the world's first so-called -- ready for this -- nonimpact explosive trace detection system. it not only screens for bombs, but can find illegal drugs, too. we have more on what this fancy thing is. >> reporter: it's a fancy thing-a-ma-jig. it's called the quantum sniffer, approved by the tsa in january to help identify potentially dangerous packages. despite congress r
. >> the obama administration officially ending all white house tours. >> but with a perfectly appropriate donation of a half million dollars, president obama will come to you. >> jonathan, that was karl rove's american crossroads, they're running that ad, they take that idea seriously. that they are in a position to criticize o.f.a. for raising money and supposedly selling influence. >> look, the 2012 campaign will be remembered for having built the largest, most sophisticated grassroots political organization of all time. you know what the average donation was to o.f.a.? $65. this is an army of millions of donors. the real question about it is whether the people who gave during the campaign will now step up and realize, they have to send in their contributions of $15, $20, $50 in order to advance the president's agenda. o.f.a. made a big mistake a couple of weeks ago in saying they would accept so-called dark money. which is money that you don't have to disclose. and they've now reversed themselves, that was a really bad idea. now that they're on record for transparency, if the people st
't seem like she's giving hints that the obama administration is going to act, but she wants to first make sure that other people will act with the united states if there's action. so explain, explain what she, what she's doing in france. >> guest: well, first, let me give you the context of that trip because it was one of the most insane trips that i have been on. everything was on the move. it felt like the world was ending. you had the earthquake in japan with the tsunami there and the nuclear crisis, you had a crisis with pakistan where the cia contractor raymond davis was detained, you had, um, the revolution that was just ending in egypt, hosni mubarak had just stepped down, tunisia had already happened, the revolution was ongoing, the uprising was ongoing in libya, syria was just erupting, and you had a couple of thousand saudi and emirati troops filing into, marching into bahrain to try to quell the unrest there. all of this happening at the same time while we're on this flight to paris, and the u.s. is coming under intense pressure to try to do, intense pressure to do something ab
administration, usually at the end but in this case at the beginning is the israeli palestinian conflict, president obama you mention in your book, his first call was -- as president was to abbas, the head of the palestinian authority. how did that get derailed? seems like it's no longer -- maybe it's going to become a front burner issue but for at least three years, the presidency went to the back burner. what happened there? >> guest: several things. it wasn't for lack of trying on the part of the administration. you can sum it up by saying, expectations were raised way too high by the president, by the administration. there was a belief that perhaps there was a window of opportunity that could be used to advance the talks. but there was a misreading in the united states about what had changed on the ground in and are in the palestinian territories, and where each of the players was, netanyahu, and abbas. and there is often the sense that if you're the american president, you can make anything move, and then you bump against reality, and it's not enough to be -- the president changed.
that any administration, usually at the end but in this case the beginning that palestinian arab arab conflict, parcel bomb president obama's you mentioned or book his first call as president was to the head of the palestinian authority. how did that get derailed? it seems like it's no longer -- maybe it's become a front runner's shoe but at least for the first three years as a presence he went to the back burner. what happened there? >> guest: several things and it certainly wasn't for the lack of trying on the part of this administration. you can summon up by saying executions were raised -- expectations were raised too high by the administration's was a belief that perhaps there was a window of opportunity that could be used to advance the talks but all the misreadings in the united states about what had changed on the ground in israel and the palestinian territory and where each of the players was. netanyahu and mahmoud and there is also the sense that if you are the american president you can make anything move. then you bump up against reality. there is a certain reality on the
.s. house voted today to block the obama administration from granting state waivers to work requirements under welfare. republicans charged the president is trying to gut the 1996 welfare reform law. last summer, the white house said it would grant waivers, if states can meet welfare-to-work goals by other means. so far, no state has applied for a waiver. the house bill is not expected to pass the democratic- controlled senate. a juvenile court in steubenville, ohio today opened a rape trial that's drawn international attention. the two defendants are high school football players, ages 16 and 17. they're accused of raping a 16- year-old girl last august. social media postings have fueled claims that other students should have been charged and that police under- played the incident to protect the football team. the police have denied it. in china, authorities near shanghai pulled hundreds more dead pigs from a river that provides drinking water to the city. in all, they've found more than 6,600 pig carcasses in the water since friday. officials say the dead animals may have been dumped by
on a politically charged bill that would block the obama administration from waving any work requirements to receive welfare. the house republicans accuse the president of trying to gut the work requirement that was passed back in 1996. the white house says that requirement creates bureaucratic hurdles for states in placing welfare recipients. to the american southwest new concerns over securing our southern border there as spending changes in washington are expected to reduce border patrolman power. meanwhile there is new attention on the technology that will be put on the front lines there. william la jeunesse has seen it firsthand at the border security expo in phoenix, arizona. william, good morning, there. >> reporter: bill, as you know a lot of the border is very rugged, it's mountains, canyons, of course the rio grand. you cannot build a physical fence there. the border patrol relies on a series of ground sensors to detect people coming in but also long-range cameras like this one that can see day and in it to tell them where illegals are and where they are going. >> the product is
the lines that the obama administration has, if republicans won't give it all on loopholes a anything. >> but they will. >> if they do, then i think we are in business, because, you know, then i think there is something to talk about. >> i don't mean to speak for the entire party but, barney, i mean, you know better than anybody how it goes. you get somebody in front of the camera. you're in front of the camera and you're a first turn or second turn democrat from massachusetts, barney are you giving on entitlements? you say no. you ask me is a first or second-term republican? no, we just gave them tax increases. we are not doing it again. but then you get the cameras off and people say, okay i'll give you this, you give me that. taking care of the long-term debt is so important. >> i'm closer to you now than when you were a first or second-term republican. >> you like him more. >> he didn't say that. >> personally i always liked him. i would be asked by a reporter in the midst of a negotiation will you do this or that? i'd have to ask the reporters, how many votes do you have in the s
. i talk with michael isikoff in what he uncovered in his ix clue sif on the obama administration's controversial drone policy. >>> and scientists say they found the elusive god particle and why this could land a nobel prize but the not surprise ings the skrin tis scientists don't particularly like the name the god complex. >> and up next, the endearing tale of the daddy, the daughter, and donkey congress. growing up, fighting seven signs of aging gets harder. introducing total effects moisturizer plus serum. for the ninety-two practices, two proms, and one driving test yet to come. she'll need our most concentrated total effects ever. she'll need our most concentrated (music throughout) why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. it shows. we don't run like that. we build john deere equipment the way we always have: the right way. times change. our principles don't. you don't just have our word on it. you've got our name on it. that's how we run. nothing runs like a deere. discover the full line of riding lawn equipment at johndeere.com/h
launches for the other carriers. i wonder if the it's that carrier, what's going on. >>> the obama administration is reportedly drawing up plans to give spy agencies the ability to scour american's finances. the white house wants to give spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial information on american citizenes and others who bank in this country. the goal is to spot and track down terrorists networkes and crime syndicates by bridging together criminal records, military intelligence and financial reports. it is still likely to trigger some intense criticism for privacy advocates. >> can i say i'm not bothered. i read this story. >> i'm not already bothered by it, either. >> and the fbi already has access to this information. it's not that they don't. it's actually that the cia and other otherwises didn't. i don't know. >> i am sure there will be .rivacy concerns that are it wasn't all that surprised. >> there's privacy concerns, but there's the idea the cia was never supposed to operate internally. to me that's the bigger publish issue. >> before we di
. that is the post-election version of the obama campaign. but we've been cautioned by administration officials, don't expect the president to come out and make a lot of feisty comments tonight aimed at republicans. there's a sense here he's also trying to lower the volume as well. something he hopes to hear from house republicans. >> thanks very much. >>> we're going back to the breaking news at the vatican where the new pope, francis, has just been named. and what this historic news means for catholics around the world. >> may the lord -- ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 but there is one source with a wealth of etf knowledge tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all in one place. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 introducing schwab etf onesource™. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 it's one source with the most commission-free etfs. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 one source with etfs from leading providers tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and extensive coverage of major asset classes... tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all brought to you by
drill. the interceptors were originally proposed by the bush administration, but president obama stopped their deployment. allen west outraged that the reversal means millions of taxpayer dollars will be wasted. >> right now we see ourselves trying to play catch-up to the tune of some, i believe, about 240, $250 million to get those first response deterrent factors back up to the west coast. >> at a time we have to borrow that money from china who are friends with north korea so we can defend ourselves against north korea. that's schizophrenic. >> alisyn: the white house defends this as logical timing. >>> they saved a child drowning in a river. now the two people, the heros who went in after that little boy are missing. the six-year-old fell into the river inned south dakota. witnesses say a man and woman jumped in and got caught. several people tried to help, including this man. >> tried to pull them. we had them. there was three of us that had them. he had a kid. he had the kid with him. he just slipped. >> alisyn: the foam from the waterfall apparently making it incredibly difficult
ideological polarization within the doj's voting rights unit. under both the obama and bush administrations. >> there are two things. one, this predates mr. perez heading the civil rights division and, two, the attorneys that were making the decisions there were the career attorneys. >> reporter: perez's defenders say he has been working hard to clean things up. >> we believe tom perez has restored the integrity back to the entire division, including voting rights. >> and a reminder thomas perez has not been nominated. the conservative blogs are already turning on him and president obama is facing some pressure from minority groups to diversify his cabinet and bring in more minorities. but his candidate, whoever it is, will still have to be confirmed by the senate. we'll have to see at this point. i mean, again, his name is just being floated. we'll see if he is actually nominated, then we get to the confirmation battle. >> it could be a bruising confirmation battle. so far the president is winning. we'll see how he does in this one. thanks very much. >>> coming up a well known political in
're are as nutritious as fresh. [ green giant ] ho ho ho. ♪ green giant president obama is talking about former vice president dick cheney and the growing criticism from both parties over the administration's controversial drone program. at a closed door meeting with democratic senators on tuesday, two senators told politico that the president tried to assure them that his administration has been more open to oversight than the bush administration's, saying "this is not dick cheney we're talking about here." the white house had no comment on the reference. next week, the senate judiciary committee will hold the first of two hearings one to address privacy can concerns, the other to talk about the targeted killing program. i want to bring in congressman keith ellison, co-chair of the congressional progressive congress. >> thanks for having me on. >> i know you've raised your own concerns about this issue and in addition to talking about dick cheney, the president also told the senators he's not involved in drafting the justice department legal counsel memos that justify the use of lethal force agains
government in years that does not include ultra-orthodox religious parties. netanyahu's new administration is expected to take office next week just days before a visit by president obama. >>> and now for a look at what's trending, our quick roundup of what has you talking on line -- more than five million views have made this day-old pepsi max commercial a viral sensation. nascar ace jeff gordon dons a disguise and supposedly takes an unsuspecting chevy dealer on the test drive of his life. >> a standard, of course. ahhhh! watch it! watch out! stop the car! stop the [ bleep ] car right now! oh, my god. ahhhh! >> whoo! >> okay. people are raising doubts about whether this is real or some kind of re-enactment, it was staged, what do you think? you'll have to decide. >>> and the teen detective drama "veronica mars," people have surpassed the $2 billion goal kick-starter to turn it into a movie. the first million in the first hour. that kick-started a record. kick-start lets creative types propose a project and raise funds through a grassroots effort. >>> as soon as a new pope was introduced,
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